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Harapan Ong Blank in the Bin four Jokers become blank one by one and then change back Principia 161
Tomoya Horiki Toss Vanish (Upward) Toss coin to other hand upwards, seems to see the coin be tossed over, optical illusionRelated to Progress Principle 16
Edward Marlo Unit Upjog Addition Solomon's Secrets 176
Johnny Thompson The JT Asrah performed on large glass sheetInspired by
  • "The Flight of Venus" (Harry Houdini, Houdini's Escapes and Magic, Walter Gibson)
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 189
Rafael Benatar Inserting a Card into a Break heel break Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 26
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Force forcing page from a bookAlso published here
  • Borodin's "Die Riffelforce" in "Ex Faustibus", 1999. P. 24
Mentale Notizen 141
Harapan Ong Remix in the Rubbish four Jokers turn face down one by one, then All Backs phase, then blank, back to JokersRelated to Principia 162
Tomoya Horiki Toss Into Breast Pocket Fake toss of coin into shirt pocket Progress Principle 18
David Solomon Hof Aces Again involving spelling to the selection Solomon's Secrets 185
Johnny Thompson The Great Tomsoni & Co. - The Act
- The Great Tomsoni & Co. (effects described in detail)
- Construction (analyzing the act)
evolution of the stage act, history of dove magic, Abraham Cantu, Jack Kodell, Channing Pollock
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 191
Denis Behr Mating Season - Phase One - Poker-Hand Duplication
- Phase Two - Speed Mating
- Phase Three - All at Once
Inspired byRelated to Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 29
Christoph Borer Die Zeitungsvorhersage prediction printed in newspaper, chosen name from telephone book, different ideas for method and presentation Mentale Notizen 143
Brother John Hamman 2-for-4 Count Principia 162
Tomoya Horiki Fake Coin Roll Vanish Using coin roll action to mimic a coin, make it "vanish", slight optical illusion Progress Principle 19
Dan Fleshman Marked / Invisible Two decks, spectator deals through one deck face up, leaving one card face down. Face down card matches reversed card in the other deck, inspired by trick from Todd Lamanske Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 80
David Solomon Vanish, Name & Recover card vanishes and is shown missing from deck, thrown back reversedInspired by Solomon's Secrets 189
Johnny Thompson On Birds on the production of doves The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 211
Unknown Book Break Glimpse Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 34
Christoph Borer Die Glücksforscher finale of former stage show, one of five sentences is predicted Mentale Notizen 150
Harapan Ong King's Overture black Kings sandwich red Kings, they transpose, with second visual phaseInspired by Principia 166
Tomoya Horiki Time and again Single coin is apparently tossed into other hand multiple times, keep seeing the coin being tossed over and over againInspired by Progress Principle 20
Johnny Thompson Pockets and Principles - The Jacket
- The Pockets
- Pocket Locations
- The Dove Bag
- The Silk Shroud
- The Silks
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 215
Denis Behr Getting into Power Stack from Tamariz Stack Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 39
Christoph Borer Vorhersage mit Gefahr on predictions involving danger, russian roulette etc. Mentale Notizen 153
Harapan Ong On the Alfonso-Giobbi Twisting Sequence section introInspired by Principia 169
Tomoya Horiki Open Palm Subtlety Subtlety to show palm empty while palming coin, similar to Ramsay Subtlety Progress Principle 25
David Solomon Jazz A-2-3-4, Updated Inspired by Solomon's Secrets 193
Johnny Thompson Basic Dove Steals - Hookup The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 216
Denis Behr The Dark Force spectator reverses any card below table, forced, SBSRelated to Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 41
Christoph Borer Gemälde-Suspense five easels on stage, on each a frame covered with paper, four are destroyed with a rapier, the remaining one contains precious painting Mentale Notizen 154
Harapan Ong Cascading Twist Kings turn over one by one, then all at once two timesInspired byRelated to
  • "Acrobatic Cards" (Tricks You Can Count On, Chesbro & West, 1968, p. 20)
Principia 169
Tomoya Horiki New French Pop One handed French Drop Vanish, visually disappearInspired by Progress Principle 27
David Solomon Action Bottom Palm Solomon's Secrets 198
Johnny Thompson The JT Dove Steal - Same Side no upward pulling motion The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 218
Denis Behr On the Bottom Deal with two methods to get into positionInspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 45
Christoph Borer Glück mit Gift four bottles, one with poison Mentale Notizen 159
Edward Marlo OPEC Count Principia 170
Tomoya Horiki Isolation Vanish Coin held between fingers, seem to "float" and remain isolated as hands move around it (something like contact juggling), then coin vanishes, inspired by Jerry Andrus and Troy Hooser Progress Principle 29
David Solomon Thoughts on a Location one of five chosen cards selected, all shuffled back and selection found Solomon's Secrets 200
Johnny Thompson Across the Body Steal The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 223
Denis Behr Mr. Luckiest spectator shuffles, yet the performer receives the four Aces, spectator shuffles again and deals himself, yet the performer receives a Royal FlushInspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 49
Christoph Borer Die Séance - Einleitung chapter intro on seance Mentale Notizen 165
Harapan Ong Plot Twist transformation kickerInspired by Principia 170
Tomoya Horiki Electric Sheep One Chinese coin in each hand, five half dollars distributed amongst two hands. End with Chinese coins in one hand, five coins in the other.Inspired by Progress Principle 35
Channing Pollock The Channing Pollock Steal The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 223
Unknown Simple Poker Hand Switch Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 53
Christoph Borer Der Äussere Ablauf on the construction of a seance
- Der Ort (location)
- Anzahl Teilnehmer (amount of participants)
- Der Weg zum Raum (path to the seance room)
- Der Helfer (the assistant)
- Die Begrüssung (the reception)
- Der Ablauf der Séance (cycle of a seance)
- Der Dunkelteil (the part in complete darkness)
Mentale Notizen 168
Harapan Ong Gag Packs packet tricks with four cards
- Change Back (rainbow backs finale)
- One Direction (photos as finale of boy band members)
Principia 172
Tomoya Horiki Play It Sprout Triumph Standard Triumph effect, deck cut into eight packets and shuffled face up and down Progress Principle 42
Johnny Thompson, Charlie Miller What Can Go Wrong, Will missing the loop in body steals The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 225
Denis Behr Managing the Palm on holding out while the spectators are shuffling Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 55
Christoph Borer Das Drei-Karten-Wunder prediction of three cards, half forcing deck Mentale Notizen 175
Harapan Ong, Pipo Villanueva World's Smallest Colour Change sandwiched card is slightly pivoted and switched, it changes visually Principia 177
Tomoya Horiki Imaginary Thread Coin animation, tied by imaginary thread, balancing coinInspired by Progress Principle 50
Bob Farmer The Bammo Brain Bamboozler two spectators think of a red and a black card, both cards vanish and are removed from the pocket before they are named, using version of John Kennedy's "Mind Power Deck"Inspired by
  • "The Divine and Conquer Deck" (Leo Reed)
The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 1
Johnny Thompson Practice how to practice dove steals, fake doves The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 226
Bruce Cervon Chair Holdout sitting on cards Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 57
Christoph Borer Das Massenpendeln group pendulum experience, ideas, tips and a routine, in the context of seanceRelated to Mentale Notizen 178
Harapan Ong Direct Ambigrams "The Law of Non-Conservation of Card Magic & Tawanokomu"
two ambigram revelations from a formula and Japanese characters, "trick that cannot be explained" application
Principia 183
Tomoya Horiki Another Colorful Wild Wild Coin, four different coins and a purse, coins all change into spectator's chosen coinInspired by Progress Principle 54
Bob Farmer 8-Way Outs - Pockets
- Wallets
The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 11
Johnny Thompson Wings of Warsaw dove production under silk, from sleeve The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 229
Denis Behr Photographic Memory - First Phase - Move-a-Card
- Second Phase - The Missing Card
- Third Phase - Half the Deck (spectator takes phone picture of order, after shuffling the order the performer can still recite it correctly)
Inspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 59
Christoph Borer Der zerbrochene Bleistift pencil breaks Mentale Notizen 182
Harapan Ong Checkmate chess figure appears behind card on handInspired by Principia 187
Tomoya Horiki Stand-up Coin Through the Table Four coins pass through table one by one, done standing at table Progress Principle 64
Bob Farmer Brain Bamboozler Wave one card from red deck to blue deck The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 12
Johnny Thompson Unprepared Serpentine Silk knot vanishes with a snapInspired by
  • an item from Keith Clark
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 233
Douglas Hood The Overhand Shuffle of a Long-Short Deck Also published here
  • Abracadabra, Vol. 9 No. 255 (May 1950)
Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 67
Christoph Borer Die herunterfallenden Gegenstände objects fall on the floor Mentale Notizen 183
Harapan Ong Have a Break, Have a Kit Kat kit kat bar appears from deck of cards Principia 190
Tomoya Horiki Coin to Pocket Four coins travel to shirt breast pocket one by one Progress Principle 73
Bob Farmer The Astounding Derren Brown Prediction from 2000 on the history of the effectRelated to
  • "Smoke" (Derren Brown, Pure Effect, 2000)
The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 15
Johnny Thompson Color-Changing Silk visible, reelInspired by
  • method attributed to Henry Christ
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 237
Denis Behr The More the Merrier multiple selection routine strategy in which the spectators shuffle their cards in themselvesAlso published here
  • MAGIC, April 2013
Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 68
Christoph Borer Die Todeskarte card is named, position of card reveals amount of years spectator will live, card is missing Mentale Notizen 184
Harapan Ong Flexacard tritetra-flexagon from cards, two cards can be revealed, self-animated Principia 193
Tomoya Horiki あとがき (Epilogue) Progress Principle 83
Unknown Silk Fold into ball around plug, for production The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 239
Denis Behr Haunted Herbert haunted deck into three directions, ends relatively clean
- Tabled Handling
- In-the-Hands Handling
Inspired by
  • "The Haunted Pack" (Edward Victor, Further Magic of the Hands, 1946)
Related to
Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 74
Christoph Borer Die Wegbrenn-Schrift writing on paper changes from "are you present" to "yes", applying heat Mentale Notizen 187
Harapan Ong The Frog Prince card with frog image visually changes into a Jack of Hearts, hand-operated flap style gimmick Principia 199
Akira Fujii Squeeze Shot Shoot coin out of fist Progress Principle 78
Johnny Thompson Color-Changing Dove The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 243
Edward Marlo, Jerry Sadowitz Slip-Jog Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 81
Christoph Borer Buchtest - Einleitung chapter intro on book tests Mentale Notizen 193
Harapan Ong 2 + 2 = 4 Four value torn in half, both halves change into a Two each Principia 203
Tomoya Horiki Finger Palm Position Pass Progress Principle 68
Channing Pollock Color-Changing Dove brief The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 245
Denis Behr Epilogue Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 88
Harapan Ong 4, 3, 2, 1 hybrid flexagon to consecutively reveal four cardsRelated to
  • hybrid flexagon, Douglas Engel, Journal of Recreational Mathematics 2, 1969
Principia 205
Michael Ammar False Count With Coins Overcount Progress Principle 66
Johnny Thompson Multiple Dove Vanish doves put in top hat which is collapsed The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 247
Denis Behr Bibliography Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 90
Harapan Ong On the Fundamental Structure of Routines I: Linear structures
II: Branching structures
- Equivoque
- Multiple Outs
III: The Trick That Cannot Be Explained
IV: Conclusion
V: References
Principia 211
Johnny Thompson Paper to Parakeet paper napkin formed into bird, changes into birdInspired by
  • "Creation of Life" (Nate Leipzig, with moth or butterfly)
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 253
Henry Veltensieg Einige Worte von Henry Veltensieg Mentale Notizen 12
Harapan Ong On Apophenia and Coincidence Effects I: An anecdote (impossible vs. improbable)
II: Infusing Intention
III: Connecting random dots
IV: Another anecdote ( "trick that cannot be explained")
V: References
Principia 216
Johnny Thompson The Trade Show Act about trade shows
- The Act
- Sample Script
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 255
Mario Schulte Vorwor von Mario Schule Mentale Notizen 14
Harapan Ong On Magic, Evolution and Bottom-Up Design I: Evolution and Intelligent Design
II: The Trick That Cannot Be Explained
III: Bottom-Up Design in Magic
IV: Conclusion
V: References
Principia 222
Johnny Thompson The Opener using cups and balls as opener for trade show The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 271
Christoph Borer Ein paar einleitende Gedanken - Zu den Kunststücken (about the tricks)
- Was ist Mentalmagie? (What is mental magic?)
- Welche Effekte gehören zur Mentalmagie? (Which effects belong to the category of mental magic?)
- Ethik und Moral (ethics and morals)
Mentale Notizen 16
Harapan Ong Thoughts on "The Trick That Cannot Be Explained" I: Introduction
II: Favorite "Licks"
Inspired by Principia 229
Johnny Thompson Miniature Invisible Deck done with small cards, with deck switch under the performing table The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 273
Christoph Borer Forcieren - Einleitung chapter intro Mentale Notizen 23
Harapan Ong Naming a Number improvisational countdown force, "trick that cannot be explained" Principia 231
Johnny Thompson Micro-Macro The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 279
Christoph Borer Mein spanisches Seminar on the Spanish lecture tour and the use of different forces
- Catha-Zettel
Related to Mentale Notizen 24
Harapan Ong Breakless Classic Force face-up Principia 231
Johnny Thompson, Dai Vernon Triumph The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 283
Christoph Borer Die Svengali-Force forcing with a Svengali deck, for "Hofzinsers Handschuh" (here as "Lunas Handschuh")Related to Mentale Notizen 26
Harapan Ong Messy Ace Production deck cut into many tabled packets by performer, Aces producedRelated to Principia 232
Johnny Thompson Sliding Jog top half dropped on bottom half, jog retained The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 283
Christoph Borer Die Stop-Force stop force with zodiac cards, for Toro (here as Tauro)Related to Mentale Notizen 27
Harapan Ong Count or Spell random values are counted or spelled to as the spectator wishes, leads to four Aces Principia 234
S. W. Erdnase Top Stock Control Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 285
Christoph Borer Unterschiedliche Bilder, gleiche Aussage concept of forcing a zodiac card, different pictures for same zodiac, for Toro (here as Tauro)Related to Mentale Notizen 28
Harapan Ong Twisted Choices Kings and Aces, twisting effect with one packet, chosen suit transposes between packets Principia 238
Charlie Miller Stripout Shuffle with Block Transfer The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 286
Christoph Borer Aspekte der psychologischen Force - 1. Einleitende Gedanken Also published here Mentale Notizen 30
Harapan Ong A Blind Mess card chosen from face-up/face-down and rosetta spun mess, performer cuts to it after some mixing, faro Principia 245
Johnny Thompson Thompson/Zarrow Triumph with Zarrow shuffle The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 290
Christoph Borer 2. Was ist eine psychologische Force? Related to Mentale Notizen 30
Harapan Ong What Magicians Can Learn From Scientists I: The Importance of Abstract Work
II: Magic
III: Conclusion
Principia 249
Johnny Thompson Signed Card to Miniature Card Box folded, sound gimmick in box The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 293
Christoph Borer 3. Welche Effekte sind damit möglich? Also published here Mentale Notizen 30
Unknown Diagonal Insertion The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 293
Christoph Borer 4. Warum sollte ich diese Force einsetzen? Also published here Mentale Notizen 31
Johnny Thompson One-Handed Quarter Fold The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 294
Christoph Borer 5. Was für Prinzipien können angewendet werden? 5.1. Richtige Zuschauerwahl
5.2. Innere Überzeugung
5.3. Timing
5.4. Verbal
5.5. Blick
5.6. Weitere Sinne
5.7. Das dritte Auge
5.8. Körpersprache
5.9. Gefühl der Stimmigkeit
5.10. Massenkonformität
5.11. Aus dem eingeschränkten Wissen schöpfen
5.12. Zufall und Risiko
Also published here Mentale Notizen 31
Johnny Thompson The Johnny Thompson $100 Prediction spectator stops face-up deal, card predicted, four-way out
- Forcing Deck
- Himber Wallet
- The Four Wallets
- The Outs
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 299
Christoph Borer 6. Wichtige Sätze zum Gelingen einer psychologischen Force Also published here Mentale Notizen 40
Johnny Thompson Spectator Shuffles Koran Stack The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 313
Christoph Borer 7. Verstärkung der Methode und der Prinzipien 7.1 Aufteilen in A und B Wahlgänge
7.2 Betonung nach der Wahl verändern
7.3 Ein klares, einfaches Out haben
7.4 Mehrere Versuche zulassen
7.5 Durch eine Handlung wird eine andere stark beeinflusst
7.6 Mehr Chancen erzeugen
Also published here Mentale Notizen 41
Johnny Thompson The Final Word: All of It The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 321
Christoph Borer 8. Verknüpfung mit anderen Techniken 8.1 Fingerfertigkeit
8.2 One ahead
8.3 Elektronik / Funktechnik
8.4 Mit Trickkarten
8.5 Heimliches Wissen
Also published here Mentale Notizen 44
Jamy Ian Swiss Acknowledgements The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 324
Christoph Borer 9. Wie lerne ich die psychologische Force? Also published here Mentale Notizen 45
Christoph Borer Beispiel-Effekte chapter intro Mentale Notizen 46
Ulf "Borodin" Bolling, Christoph Borer Das Rosenbrett russian roulette type, chosen bag is the one with a rose under it, the other bags are crushedAlso published here Mentale Notizen 46
Christoph Borer Die Tablett-Force forcing an object among many, with objects on several traysAlso published here Mentale Notizen 49
Christoph Borer Sternzeichen-Pendel spectator locates his zodiac with a pendulumAlso published here Mentale Notizen 52
Al Koran Center Tear von Al Koran Mentale Notizen 57
Christoph Borer Heinrich Favrod three billet prediction, with different colored pens, story presentationAlso published here Mentale Notizen 59
Christoph Borer Bank Night four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator winsAlso published here Mentale Notizen 64
Christoph Borer Cosmos named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bagAlso published here Mentale Notizen 68
Christoph Borer Das Runen-Mirakel one of several rune stones is selected, prediction of rune symbol on pendantAlso published here Mentale Notizen 71
Ryan Schlutz Introduction False Anchors - Volume Three 3
Jamy Ian Swiss Foreword: My Life and Times with Johnny Thompson The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 11
Christoph Borer Der Brief prediction of a chosen CD, cigar and position of a knife in a blade holderRelated to Mentale Notizen 74
Ryan Schlutz Boxy Waltz selection travels into case, then transposes with second selection, then fusion finale False Anchors - Volume Three 5
Teller Introduction: Becoming Tomsoni The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 15
Christoph Borer Vorhersagen - Einleitung chapter intro Mentale Notizen 85
Gary Ouellet Touch Force False Anchors - Volume Three 7
Teller Egg Bag Move visual egg production in bag The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 16
Christoph Borer Was ist eine Vorhersage? 1. Die Vorhersage (prediction)
2. Die offene Vorhersage (open prediction)
3. Die Nachhersage ("postdiction")
4. Die unscharfe Vorhersage ( diffuse prediction)
5. Die unklare Vorhersage (unclear prediction)
Mentale Notizen 86
Joel Givens Card Vanish apparently openly palmed, unload on deck False Anchors - Volume Three 8
Johnny Thompson The Gambler's Ballad gambling demonstration with Matching the Card finale, magician vs. gambler theme, rhyming patter The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 27
Christoph Borer Grundsätzliches general thoughts on predictions Mentale Notizen 89
Robert Moreland Riffle Force and Control top card, bold revolve, pulp friction type follow-up False Anchors - Volume Three 9
Milan Bulovic The Gambler's Ballad: An Incident in Jake's Saloon poem, patter The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 30
Christoph Borer Chancen und Gefahren einer Vorhersage opportunities and risks of predictions Mentale Notizen 90
Ryan Schlutz Before the Thought eight to ten cards selected from table wash, highest card thought of, predicted in envelope
- Marking the Deck
- Reveal Using Wallet
Inspired byRelated to False Anchors - Volume Three 17
Unknown Reverse Breather Crimp The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 36
Christoph Borer Techniken - Zufall (coincidence)
- Force
- Freie Wahl, verändern des gewählten Gegenstandes (free choice, changing object)
- Vorhersage mit multiplen Outs (predictions with multiple outs)
- Vorhersagen austauschen, verändern, anpassen (switching, changing oder adjusting predictions)
Mentale Notizen 91
Ryan Schlutz Presentation Idea: Bill and Ted variation of "Before the Thought" in which thought-of card vanishes and reappears in walletRelated to False Anchors - Volume Three 23
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle Handling buckling the single cover card, bubble cover The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 38
Ryan Schlutz Box Switch card slid into case, later dumped out, using cellophaneRelated to False Anchors - Volume Three 26
Dai Vernon Sliding the Break tabled cut at a break The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 40
Ryan Schlutz The One With The High Five card torn in half and halves mixed in paper carton, two halves chosen by spectator, they matchInspired by
  • "Intercessor" (Gaëtan Bloom)
False Anchors - Volume Three 29
Dai Vernon Erdnase Bottom Palm Handling Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 41
Dai Vernon Topping the Deck single card The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 43
Tino Plaz Vorwort Moby Trick 3
Charlie Miller Stud Bottom Deal The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 45
Tino Plaz Mentales Plastik comedy nail bending routine with a straw Moby Trick 4
Dai Vernon Push Through Shuffle Sequence no details on actual push-throughRelated to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 49
Tino Plaz Sucker 1002nd Aces Inspired by Moby Trick 6
Bert Allerton Allerton Double Lift snapped over right first and second fingersAlso published here The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 51
Tino Plaz Kristallklar two cards are divined with a crystal ball, a spectator divines the third selectionInspired by Moby Trick 10
Harry Riser Everywhere Nowhere All Backs three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phaseAlso published here The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 59
Unknown Napkin Cut Force Moby Trick 12
Juan Tamariz Foreword - Growth and transformation Card Fictions (2018 edition) 6
Unknown Buckle Count The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 60
Tino Plaz Die vier Illusionisten four Aces vanish and transpose with four cards placed aside, illusionist story presentation Moby Trick 14
Pit Hartling Updated Handling under-the-spread placementInspired by Card Fictions (2018 edition) 18
Henry Christ, Theodore Annemann Christ-Annemann Alignment Move The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 61
Dai Vernon The Vernon Transfer brief Moby Trick 16
Pit Hartling Updated Handling - Forcing the memorized packet
classic force of block
Inspired by Card Fictions (2018 edition) 46
Unknown Quick Three-Way Display The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 61
Dai Vernon Ribbon Spread Hideout brief Moby Trick 17
Pit Hartling Additional Intro-Phase riffle stacking demonstration intro before actual routine, setting it up from shuffled deckInspired by Card Fictions (2018 edition) 66
Johnny Thompson The Ambilipstrous Card five phases The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 67
Tino Plaz Ein Esoterischer Kartentrick named card appears between jokers Moby Trick 17
Pit Hartling Updated Handling alternatives for all three phasesInspired by Card Fictions (2018 edition) 98
Johnny Thompson Bluff Pass Handling The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 68
Tino Plaz Das Quadrattextil der guten Hoffnung three selections are found with a handkerchief, stand-up routine with several jokes Moby Trick 20
Dai Vernon Depth Illusion lowering deck for get-ready The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 71
Tino Plaz, Lorenz Schär Shit-Trick off-beat comedy prediction, when written word is turned over a prediction of formed number can be read Moby Trick 23
Johnny Thompson Finessed Hofzinser Snap Change Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 69
Christoph Borer Interessante Fragen - Wie wichtig ist die Anzahl der Wahlmöglichkeiten?
- Wie wichtig ist die Dauer zwischen Zeigen der Vorhersage und der Wahl?
- Wie wichtig ist die Darstellung der Vorhersage?
Mentale Notizen 94
Tino Plaz Danke Moby Trick 26
Harry Riser Interlock Get-Ready The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 72
Christoph Borer Die Joker spüren dich Gemini Twins, predictions written on two jokersInspired by Mentale Notizen 97
Tino Plaz Bibliografie Moby Trick 27
Johnny Thompson Multiple Out Count-Down any value used to count down to fourth card The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 73
Herb Runge, Karl Fulves Gemini Twins Placement without credit Mentale Notizen 98
Johnny Thompson The Kissed Card spectator's blown kiss appears on card and is then removed again, as ambitious card climaxInspired by
  • "Kissed Card" (Harry Mendoza)
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 77
Christoph Borer Die grosse Beeinflussung five envelopes, apparently goes wrong, four consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins, with words written on envelopes Mentale Notizen 102
Dai Vernon Overhand Shuffle Finesse shuffling bottom card(s) to top, with break, see also p. 210 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 78
Ted Lesley Teleport Envelope Related to
  • Ted Lesley's "Mental Mind-Up"
Mentale Notizen 103
Edward Marlo Kick-Off Count The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 78
Thomas Otto Joker Prediction off beat prediction, spectator selects card which is not a joker, all cards but one are jokers Mentale Notizen 110
Christoph Borer Mirakel-Symbole prediction of a symbol, cards with symbols Mentale Notizen 116
Charlie Miller Vertical Snap Change Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 80
Christoph Borer Die echte Hexe five wooden pawns behind five candles, fire of candle in front of chosen pawn goes out, prediction on pawn Mentale Notizen 120
Johnny Thompson Les Quick Cartes three cards become duplicates of a selection, then another and a third selection, duplicateAlso published here The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 83
Christoph Borer Das Feuer bringt es an den Tag gag prediction on paper (all cards), then real prediction remains when lighter is held under paper Mentale Notizen 123
Michael Breggar Cra-Ker-Jack Dice used to choose cards by four spectators, magician deals down that number to find matching mates, then produce four AcesInspired by Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 82
Johnny Thompson Injog Shuffle Variation top card injogged instead of first card that is shuffle off, see also p. 79, p. 143 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 83
Christoph Borer Der Joker gilt für alles gag prediction on paper (all cards), then real prediction remains when lighter is held under paper, words change to joker Mentale Notizen 126
Terry LaGerould Countdown Force Related to Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 84
Unknown Riffle Force break The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 84
Gary Plants Team Work Card found at position equal to sum of values of four random cards, improvisation Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 85
Unknown Double Buckle The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 88
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Minimalistic Aces Ace Assembly / Jazz Aces type of trick, Aces placed with three Kings keep changing into Kings, then later change back into Aces Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 86
Johnny Thompson The Bean Coins into glassInspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 93
Larry Jennings TNT Bottom Deal Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 86
Johnny Thompson Jump Gag coin seems to jump out of hand The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 94
Edward Marlo Olram Count Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 87
Unknown Coin Toss Steal The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 94
Giacomo Bigliardi Lies Lie Detection effect, magician detects lies to divine card, has ambigram kicker Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 92
Pete Biro Coin to Glass handling to drop coin from lap into glass The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 95
R. Paul Wilson Undone Delusion Dunbury Delusion, card vanishes from the packet and appears after counting down, inspired by Fred RobinsonInspired by Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 95
Benjamin Earl Preface Roleplayer vii
Brother John Hamman Countback Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 96
Frank Garcia Han Ping Chien for Last Coin The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 99
Benjamin Earl Roleplayer (With Aces) spectator makes piles with shuffling and cutting in his own hands and ends up locating the Aces Roleplayer 1
Oliver Meech Four for Two Two Jokers rise through packet of four Kings, then asymmetric transposition happens, four Kings end up in different pocketsInspired by
  • "Ambitious Interchange" (John Carey, Me, My Cards & I)
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 97
Harry Riser Elmsley's Brainweave Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 101
Benjamin Earl Spectator Shuffle Holdout spectator shuffles deck in stages yet set-up is retainedAlso published here Roleplayer 2
David Williamson Call Stop Aces Magician deals, spectator calls stop at four different places, magician deals the card down cleanly each time. Four cards are the Aces Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 99
Unknown Greek Break tapping deck on table The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 102
Neal Elias, David Williamson Swing Cut Multiple Shift Variation Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 99
Harry Riser Overhand Shuffle from Greek Break The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 103
Darwin Ortiz Squaring Subtlety Squaring the deck with index finger while catching a break above or below injog Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 101
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 104
Unknown Third Deal Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 102
Johnny Thompson Brainweave Force Deck faro fan The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 105
Fritz Alkemade Royalty in the B(r)o(n)x Card placed between red Kings and placed in card box. Card appears and disappears between black Kings, goes back into card box Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 103
Harry Riser Expert Dunbury Delusion The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 107
Unknown Box Steal Secretly steal cards out while apparently placing packet of cards in box Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 103
Johnny Thompson Faro Check Handling to get break in center The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 107
Michael Breggar 52! Repeatedly count and deal cards based on the card stopped at, magician predicts the final cardInspired by Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 105
Harry Riser Faro Shuffle Control to top The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 107
Perseus Arkomanis Faces of Man Joker transforms into three selections before returning as a Joker Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 107
Jack McMillen Tip-Over Addition The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 109
Syd Segal Untouched Re-touched Card is on the table, spectator makes two piles, one top card for the value the other for the suit, produce four of a kind as a kickerInspired byRelated to Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 110
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Vernon Transfer onto Spread The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 110
Michael Vincent Foreword Game Changer 7
Peter Pellikaan Conraad Four Jacks of Hearts, small packet Triumph, then change into four Aces Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 115
Harry Riser, Johnny Thompson Impromptu Shiner black coffee
- Spread Key Card Glimpse
- Riffle Key Card Glimpse
- Dribble Key Card Glimpse
- Peek Control
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 113
Jason Ladanye Introduction Game Changer 11
Brother John Hamman Two as Four Count Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 116
Edward Marlo, Johnny Thompson The Empty Balloon Inspired byAlso published here The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 117
Jason Ladanye The Pinky Count explanation Game Changer 15
Peter Pellikaan Pelli Spread Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 117
Johnny Thompson KF + BC + EM2 = Another Universal card changes into three different selections in three different ways and back to blankAlso published here The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 123
Jason Ladanye Standing Out handling without tableInspired by Game Changer 23
Nathan Colwell Henweigh Three cards produced one by one from sandwich, those cards becomes sandwich with original sandwich cardsInspired by Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 120
Mike Helmer Credits & Acknowledgements Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 127
John Hostler Prologue Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 3
Dai Vernon The Optical Move The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 127
Simon Aronson Under-the-Spread Force Handling Game Changer 25
Steve Reynolds Ace x Ace Handling 3 Two Jacks placed in different parts of deck, move to find selection Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 124
John Hostler Fully Half Invisible card vanishes from five-card packet, then back is seen but not face when spread is shown from both sides Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 5
Johnny Thompson Stilted Tilt Ace to Four placed in deck, all come back to topInspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 129
Frederick Braue Braue Addition and Switch Game Changer 30
Mike Helmer Inklings & Elucidations Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 135
John Hostler Ubiety card appears folded under performer's watch Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 11
Dr. Jacob Daley Mental Card Miracle Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 133
Ken Krenzel Pressure Hideout Fan Game Changer 33
John Hostler Table Wash Control cards mixed with rosetta shuffle and wash Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 12
Johnny Thompson Tilt Lift-Up to obtain a break underneath inserted card The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 130
Jason Ladanye Game Changer fusion with spectator and performer signed cards, presented as "whose card hits the table first during the deal wins" betInspired byRelated to Game Changer 37
John Hostler Kinetogenic Heart spectator initials bill, it magically folds itself into an origami shirt with initials still on it
- Ala Dingle
- Ala Crinkle
Related to
  • "Casanova Concept" (Steve Haynes)
Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 16
Johnny Thompson On Buckling buckling with fourth finger, double and triple buckle The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 135
Michael Close MC Spread Double Lift Game Changer 39
John Hostler ConvergySearchers odd-backed sandwich cardsRelated to Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 23
Unknown Small Packet Cop The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 137
Larry Jennings LJ Move Game Changer 45
John Hostler Ultramarine Packet Switch packet displayed and dropped to tableRelated to Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 29
Johnny Thompson Expert Estimating the Aces Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 141
Unknown Case as Holdeout under cellophane Game Changer 37
John Hostler Tarot Trip spectator spells things in fourteen-card packet to find selection from tarot deckInspired by
  • "Dunbury Lie Speller" (Jon Racherbaumer, Inside Tracks, 1993)
Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 34
Johnny Thompson Finessed Simple Shift Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 142
Christoph Borer Buchtests selber herstellen making your own book test
1. Das Buch erfinden (inventing the book)
2. Der Text
3. Das Buch gestalten (designing the book)
4. Das Buch drucken lassen (printing the book)
Mentale Notizen 194
Jason Ladanye Catch Me if You Can three sucker game phases (spectator has to catch falling card, spectator has to cover card faster than spectator), ending with spectator's card to wallet Game Changer 57
John Hostler Reciprocal Discovery two spectators face on stage and select a card from two decks, they match, SBS
- 20/20 Variation (No Glasses)
Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 39
Johnny Thompson Balls in the Net with credit information, Silent Mora, Ed Marlo, Oscar Pladek, David Roth
- Phase I
- Phase II: The Repeat
- Phase III: Pocket to the Hand
- Phase IV: Twice to Pocket
- Phase V: The Three Ball Vanish
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 147
Christoph Borer Effekte und Methoden effects and methods of book tests
1. Der Grundeffekt: Ein Wort herausfinden (divination of a word)
2. Variationen (variations)
3. Andere Effekte (other effects with books)
Mentale Notizen 199
Jason Ladanye Nick of Time performer locates four selection one by one, they change into Aces, timed bet presentation, faro Game Changer 69
Unknown Front Tilt Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 47
Edward Marlo The Two-Ball Pop-Up Move Related to
  • Linking Ring, Vol. 37 No. 4
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 150
Christoph Borer Spezielle Bücher using special books Mentale Notizen 208
Neal Elias, Darwin Ortiz Neal Elias Multiple Shift Handling Game Changer 70
Ryan Murray Acknowledgements Curious Weaving ii
John Hostler On Dual Reality definition Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 39
Camilo Vázquez Balls to Egg Finish as finale for a "Balls in the Net" routine, any item in egg size is produced The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 158
Christoph Borer Crossing the line book tests with newspaper, diary, leaflets etc. Mentale Notizen 210
Unknown Step Glimpse pointing wrist turn cover Game Changer 70
Ryan Murray Introduction Curious Weaving vii
John Hostler Medallion Meets Tidal Wave card freely chosen, folded prediction card in money clip in pocket matchesInspired by Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 49
Johnny Thompson Mixed Macs four Ace routine that includes the following routines The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 159
Christoph Borer Mein Favoriten-Trio book test with three books, divination of words and gist of a sentence, hole burnt in chosen page appears in a book as climax Mentale Notizen 211
Unknown Thumb Drag-Out Production Game Changer 81
Sungwon Kim Preface Seven Thoughts 5
Ryan Murray Prologue: The Faro Shuffle Curious Weaving ix
Edward Marlo Inside Pocket Load Related to Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 51
Johnny Thompson Shuffling to the Aces The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 164
Christoph Borer Esoterik - Einleitung chapter intro on esotericism Mentale Notizen 223
Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change brief Game Changer 82
Ryan Murray Properties of the faro shuffle
- Cycling Order
- Controlling a Card to any Position
Curious Weaving x
John Hostler Covered Folding behind a notepad, fourth Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 52
Johnny Thompson The Faux Papa Stevens Control aka "The Polish Dad Stevens", easier alternative The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 164
Christoph Borer Hot and Cold on hot and cold reading Mentale Notizen 225
Jason Ladanye Lucky Charms die, coin and odd-backed folded card in box, card chosen and signed, die and coin fail to find it but folded card turns out to be signed selectionInspired by Game Changer 89
Ryan Murray Technique preliminary remarks Curious Weaving xiii
John Hostler Paradromic Delusion two deck, one person names a card and a number, second person selects card, performer looks through deck and names position of selection, first person finds card and number in other deckInspired byRelated to
  • "Svensk Voodoo" (Tomas Blomberg, Blomberg Laboratories, 2015)
Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 54
Johnny Thompson, Dai Vernon False Running Cut "Greek", top and bottom stock The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 165
Christoph Borer Eine mentale Darbietung unter Einsatz von Cold Reading entire act of readings for several people Mentale Notizen 227
John Scarne Mercury Card Fold into fourth under deck Game Changer 106
Sungwon Kim Spread Cull Double Turnover from the centerRelated toAlso published here Seven Thoughts 6
Ryan Murray The In-Hands Faro Curious Weaving xiv
John Hostler Epilogue Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 61
Johnny Thompson Cutting the Aces The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 166
Christoph Borer Vorführen mit esoterischen Hilfsmitteln on the use of esoteric props, rune stones, tarot cards etc. Mentale Notizen 234
Sungwon Kim Swing Cut Aces four aces appear face up, while cutting the deck in the handsAlso published here Seven Thoughts 8
Ryan Murray Making the In-Hands Faro Look Natural Curious Weaving xvii
John Hostler Revolving Deck Switch two decks are openly in play and secretly switched for each other Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 59
Unknown Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer brief The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 166
Christoph Borer Beispiel-Kunststücke Mentale Notizen 236
Frank Simon Pirandello Undercut Seven Thoughts 8
Ryan Murray The Tabled Faro Curious Weaving xviii
John Hostler Shhh Bonus: Variation 9000 4&4, mixing sequence that retains a red-black-order Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 62
Johnny Thompson, Larry Jennings, Edward Marlo Spectator Cuts to the Aces Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 168
Christoph Borer Out of this Tarot world with Tarot cards, backs Mentale Notizen 236
Ryan Murray Checking the Weave Curious Weaving xxi
John Hostler Appendix A: Shirt Folding 101 folding a bill into an origami shirt Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 65
Herb Zarrow Reaping the Aces I Finesse Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 169
Christoph Borer Die ehrgeizigen Engel ambitious card with angel deck Mentale Notizen 239
Unknown Hands-Off Cross-Cut Force Roleplayer 3
Sungwon Kim Four Cards mates of selection turn over in different parts of the deckInspired byAlso published here Seven Thoughts 10
Ryan Murray Further Variations Curious Weaving xxiii
Eric Mead Losing the Aces cutting Aces into tabled deckAlso published here The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 169
Christoph Borer Die Wünschelrute spectator separates some cards into red and black with a dowsing rod Mentale Notizen 241
Ryan Murray The Lopsided Weave about weaving unequal halves, introduction Curious Weaving 1
Unknown Up the Ladder Cut brief The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 169
Christoph Borer Runen-Memory two sets of identical rune stones, matching routine with spectator Mentale Notizen 244
Sungwon Kim Stream Move visual card production, deck held in a two handed S-fan, selection moves under the spread from bottom to top and ends up sticking out of the fanAlso published here Seven Thoughts 12
Ryan Murray Weave in Thirds shuffling one third into the rest in an AABAAB pattern
- In the Hands
- On the Table
Related to Curious Weaving 2
Dai Vernon, Johnny Thompson Triumph with four Aces, strip-out shuffle The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 171
Christoph Borer Esoterische Begleitung esoteric company to add to routines, props and concepts Mentale Notizen 250
Unknown Classic Two-Handed S Fan Seven Thoughts 12